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“The new range also will include a handgun range with 10-yard and 25yard targets; a parking lot that can accommodate up to 44 vehicles, including four handicapped-only spaces; and stone faced backstops for lead retention and recovery. “The old range will be razed as part of this project, including the removal of all old shooting tables,” Schweitzer said. “The material in the old range sideberms and backstops will be transported to the new range and incorpo- rated into the new range’s embankments. Lead remediation of the old range was completed last summer. Further, the site of the old range area will be graded and planted with a food plot mix containing clover, alfalfa, orchard grass and rye grass, and trees from the agency’s Howard Nursery. “The new range is expected to be complete before the end of this summer, weather permitting.” Heckman honored DON HECKMAN was given the PGC “Sportsman Conservation Certificate of Appreciation,” in recognition of his 33 years of volunteer service with the Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation. Among many of his accomplishments, Don worked on several wild turkey habitat projects on Michaux State Forest and Tuscarora State Forest. He was instrumental in setting up and running the TMA 7B Wild Turkey Task Force on the Michaux State Forest for the Game Commission and DCNR. Don worked with PGC turkey biologists and staff on developing and supporting wild turkey management criteria. In cooperation with PGC staff he led many PA Chapter NWTF efforts to improve and add new turkey hunting opportunities throughout his volunteer years. Don also was an HTE instructor for 32 years, with Mechanicsburg Sportsmen’s Club, and a turkey hunter safety and education instructor for the Michaux Yellow Breeches Local Chapter NWTF. Here with Don at the award presentation are PGC executive director Carl Roe and — now former — Commissioner Roxane Palone and, right, PGC Bureau of Wildlife Management Director Cal DuBrock. CONTACTING Northwest — 814-432-3187 Southwest — 724-238-9523 Northcentral — 570-398-4744 THE REGION OFFICES Southcentral — 814-643-1831 Northeast — 570-675-1143 Southeast — 610-926-3136 TIP Hotline: 1-888-PGC-8001. This number is ONLY for calls concerning illegal killing of endangered species or multiple big game animals. All other calls should be made to the appropriate region number above. 46 GAME NEWS

Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009

Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009
Contents
10 to 1— The Keystone Countdown
Where the Buffalo Roamed
The Smile Tells the Tale
Friends & Flat Tails
Opening Days Gone By
Ned Smith: Mentor, Hero, Turkey Hunter
Even in August
Man’s Best Friend?
Once Bitten, Twice Shy
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
The Naturalist’s Eye
Straight from the Bowstring
Fun Game
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Crossings
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 1
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 10 to 1— The Keystone Countdown
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 5
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Where the Buffalo Roamed
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - The Smile Tells the Tale
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Friends & Flat Tails
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Opening Days Gone By
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Ned Smith: Mentor, Hero, Turkey Hunter
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 28
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Even in August
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Man’s Best Friend?
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Once Bitten, Twice Shy
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 38
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Field Notes
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 41
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Conservation News
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Another View
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 50
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - The Naturalist’s Eye
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 54
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Straight from the Bowstring
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
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Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 61
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2009 - Crossings
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